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When Fran Krugen’s late husband was first diagnosed with diabetes, his insulin cost about $35 a bottle.

The pandemic has led many of us to take stock of our lives and our goals.

More Americans approve of labor unions today than at any time since 1965, according to annual Gallup poll

We find ourselves living in unpresidented times, filled with uncertainty and uneasiness. You have faced this crisis with integrity, compassion and professionalism, and feeling unsure shouldn't also be something else you carry. There are many sources of information, and that can make it difficult for some to navigate through the misinformation and find the appropriate answers to your questions. This is especially true when it comes to the question of pregnancy. It's important have the most updated science to assist you in being able to make a fully informed decision for you and your family.

     On a clear and quiet eveningParamedic Guillermo Gonzalez prepared for his night.

Workers Memorial Day 2021 arrives at a moment of the greatest urgency, when the front lines of the war against COVID-19 run through America’s workplaces.

Workers in health care and social service industries are a big step closer to having safer workplaces.

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R.1195) by a bipartisan vote of 254 to 166. The bill requires the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue a standard to prevent workplace violence in health care and social service assistance settings.

NEW YORK – Three New York City emergency medical services paramedics saved a distressed airline passenger on a Sunday night Jet Blue flight to California on March 28. Their heroic and quick action midflight also helped the airline avoid an emergency landing.

“We had been in the air about four hours and I had dozed off when a flight attendant called for help with a medical emergency,” said Krystal Hayes, a 14-year veteran Fire Department of New York (FDNY) lieutenant and member of EMS Officers Local 3621.

On this National Library Workers Day, AFSCME library workers deserve to be recognized for the value they bring to our diverse communities and the vital services they provide anyone who asks for help.

Georgia Veiga has been a proud member of AFSCME New Jersey Local 3440 for the last 17 years. She regularly seeks out opportunities to support companies that employ union workers.